Pharmaceuticals Expert 151650 NC

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience specializing in pharmaceuticals. My expertise includes: drug development, patent disputes, enzyme inhibitors, and pre-clinical / clinical studies for many therapeutic areas. I have additional expertise as a biochemist in chemotherapy, cancer drugs, cancer treatments, treatments for drug side effects, anti-viral agents, AIDS, HIV, Herpes, Shingles, and Cytomegalovirus (C.M.V.) treatments. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes: General Pharmacology issues; Cancer Drug development issues; Antiviral Patent dispute; Cancer Drug Patent dispute; Phenergan administration error.

Consulting Experience

My consulting services include: Cancer drugs consulting, case development, expert witness; Antiviral drugs consulting, case development, expert witness.

Relevant Experiences

My main interests are in drug research and development with recent experience leading a clinical trial where I designed the intricate dosing regimen for a triple combination and had oversight of preparation and storage of the agents. I have also had earlier experience working with the formulation department to produce a reasonable preparation of an unstable, reactive agent.

I have a PhD is in pharmacology and a Postdoc in biochemistry with many years experience in drug discovery and development.  In addition, I have extensive experience defending and challenging patents.  I recently had two pivotal patents approved and issued and I have worked as a key consultant for three law firms challenging patents and wining decisions against two major treatments for cancer and one major antiviral agent. I also have significant experience beta-alanine with respect to my extensive research with 5-fluorouracil.


PhDPharmacologyYale University
BAPsychologyUniversity of Vermont

Licenses Certifications

Awards & Affiliation

Primary Affiliation

American Society of Clinical Oncology

Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases